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La Fonda on Main

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
+1 210-733-0621
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (52 reviews)
“enchiladas” (125 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (52 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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1 - 10 of 972 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our second visit and we were really looking forward to another great meal. My husband looked at the menu and saw the owners name and said the owner was his college roommate for a year and that he should leave a note for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, nice menu, fresh food, high volumes of people which keeps the food moving. Very nice atmosphere, simple and accommodating place. Make it must if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are from out of town and made a reservation at La Fonda based on a past experience and reviews. The food was excellent however our server named ‘Dora’ made us feel that we were a chore to serve and her manner and attitude was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank eptemprano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family meal on late Tuesday afternoon was awesome! It was too early for the dinner specials and we arrived too late for lunch, so we ordered off the dinner menu. It was fabulous as was our service. We greatly enjoyed the queso and carnitas...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maxpr1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, it had been what 2 years? Maybe 3 since I had been to La Fonda on Main. Good to get back here this year no matter how long. Got in before the crown on a busy Saturday night. As usual the service and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stOOOge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're from San Antonio and come to La Fonda on Main about four times per year. Because we're from San Antonio we know what we're talking about when it comes to Mexican food. We went to dinner the other night with some friends and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Wonderful Birthday dinner a week ago, with top quality all around. They offer up a tantalizing menu of complex enchilada dishes and continental Mexican food. We had Queso Fondido with Duck confit to start along with great fresh made chips. Dinner was a wonderful experience...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VIEQUESBEACHBUM
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Next time you're in San Antonio, on business or pleasure get away from the mediocre restaurants downtown and take a short ride out to La Fonda on Main. The TexMex here is much fresher and tastier, the surroundings more pleasant and the service friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bill S
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We love Mexican food, and having traveled all over this great state of Texas - this restaurant ranks high on our list! Phenomenal food! Great atmosphere! Wonderful staff! This restaurant is a must when you visit San Antonio!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L6797KAjenniferb
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Made this our last stop before heading to the airport. Outstanding food and service. The owners came by to talk to us. Seemed to appreciate that we chose this place. Probably the best meal we had in San Antonio.Very nice older neighborhood. Service was outstanding...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jlbtg
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BoardingPass94504
8 October 2018|
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Response from Travel80 | Reviewed this property |
No, La Fonda does not have a Children’s menu.....
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5 May 2018|
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Response from ScubaDyver | Reviewed this property |
Parking is directly across the street ........
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Susan B
11 September 2017|
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Response from iljames | Reviewed this property |
Allen Flowers - They are very close, maybe 1/2 mile at most - southeast of La Fonda on McCullogh, which is parallel to Main and a block east.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
    (Woodlawn)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
  • E-mail
Description
Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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